Now that all the holidays (except for Super Bowl Sunday, of course) are past, it is time to get back to reading.  But reading can be a solitary endeavor and winter is a solitary time, so how to get yourself out of the house more?  Join a book club.

I am thinking about sponsored clubs that are open to anyone. A quick rundown of the ones I found this week:

Dominican University Book Club. There is a meeting this week, 01-25-11 at 7 PM in Lewis Hall. For more info:  www.dom.edu

Genre X Book Discussion Group is open to readers who are 20-30 years old. They meet the 4th Tuesday of the month at 8 PM at Molly Malones. Contact: www.themollymalones.com

Mystery Book Club at Centuries & Sleuths Book Store. Next meeting is 2-19-11 at 2PM at the store. Contact: cns7419@sbcglobal.net

History Book Club at Centuries & Sleuths.  Next meeting is 01-30-11 at 2 PM at the store. Contact: cns7419@sbcglobal.net

Adults Who Love Young Adult Books. First meeting is 02-10-11 at 7 PM at The Magic Tree Book Store. Contact: iris@magictreebooks.com

Indie Book Club is forming.  First meeting is in March 2011 at The Magic Tree. Contact: iris@magictreeebooks.com

Happy reading!

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Helen Kossler

Helen Kossler loves reading aloud to her grandchildren and is not ashamed to admit that she almost always likes the book better than the movie. She has been buying, borrowing, begging and stealing (well—not...

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